Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 29.82
Liaison Brandon Hoover
Submission Date Aug. 31, 2017
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Messiah College
AC-3: Undergraduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Brandon Hoover
Director of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for undergraduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate degree program:
Sustainability Studies

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program:

Messiah College’s interdepartmental Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in sustainability studies is built upon a holistic approach that emphasizes the social, ecological and economic aspects of sustainable human communities.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Environmental Science

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):

The environmental science curriculum is interdisciplinary, drawing heavily from biology and chemistry. You’ll take courses in entomology (the study of insects), herpetology (the study of reptiles and amphibians), ornithology (the study of birds), aquatic biology (the study of organisms in the ocean or other bodies of water), mycology (the study of fungi) and plant taxonomy.


The website URL for the undergraduate degree program (2nd program):
Name of the sustainability-focused, undergraduate degree program (3rd program):
Economic Development: Sustainability

A brief description of the undergraduate degree program (3rd program):

The sustainability concentration in the economic development major prepares students to work in professional capacities focusing on sustainable economic development and community growth. Coursework pays special attention to community development and ecological issues.


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Does the institution offer one or more sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates for undergraduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Sustainability Studies: Minor

A brief description of the undergraduate minor, concentration or certificate:

Messiah College's interdepartmental program in sustainability studies is built upon a holistic approach that emphasizes the social, ecological and economic aspects of sustainable human communities. Students in the Sustainability minor take an array of classes from Biology, Economics, and politics.


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